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Dwight Butler

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Dwight Butler
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 18
Incumbent
In office
1995-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$188.22/day
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEastern Kentucky University
Personal
BirthdayNovember 21, 1963
ProfessionAuctioneer/Broker, Alexander & Butler Auction & Realty Company
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dwight Butler (b. November 21, 1963) is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 18. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994.

Butler's professional experience includes working as an Auctioneer/Broker for the Alexander & Butler Auction & Realty Company and farmer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Butler served on the following committees:

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Revenue, Vice-chair
Banking and Insurance
State Government
Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Butler served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Butler served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Butler won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 18. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Butler won re-election to the 18th District Seat on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed and received 10,900 votes.

Butler ran unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Butler was re-elected to the 18th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition. [3] He raised $4,273 for his campaign. [4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 18 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngDwight Butler (R) 13,411 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Butler is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Butler raised a total of $108,442 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[5]

Dwight Butler's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $29,072
2010 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $15,674
2008 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $4,273
2006 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $6,548
2004 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $33,801
2002 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $17
2000 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $248
1998 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $825
1996 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $605
1994 Kentucky State House, District 18 Won $17,379
Grand Total Raised $108,442

2012

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $29,072.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dwight Butler's campaign in 2012
Kentucky Bankers Association$2,000
Kentucky Education Association$1,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,000
Independent Insurance Agents of Kentucky$500
Emmick, Rosemary$500
Total Raised in 2012$29,072
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $15,674.

2008

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $4,273.

2006

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $6,548.

2004

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $33,801.

1994

Butler won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $17,379.

Personal

Butler is a member of Gideon's International, Kentucky Auctioneer's Association, Kentucky Cattlemen's Association, and the National Rifle Association (NRA).[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Donnie Gedling
Kentucky House of Representatives District 18
1995–present
Succeeded by
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